Total potato consumption reached 2,354 kt in 2018 in Japan, according to Faostat. This is 6.88 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total potato consumption in Japan reached an all time high of 3,254 kt in 1997 and an all time low of 2,097 kt in 1963. When compared to Japan's main peers, total potato consumption in China amounted to 60,964 kt, 14,736 kt in Russia, 547 kt in South Korea and 17,094 kt in USA in 2018.
Japan has been ranked 22nd within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of total potato consumption, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.